Archive for September 13, 2013

Top Five Important Facts About Lawn Care

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Grass seed, Lawn care, Spring lawn

Lawn seed

Whether you are have problems with good grass seed coverage or you want to look into drought resistant grass sources, here are a few facts that you should probably know before continuing your research.

1. The first American use of the term lawn was in 1733. In spite of this early usage, it did not become a part of the regular American vocabulary until after the Civil War. It still enjoys intermittent use in the United States even now.

2. The number of households that use only all natural lawn care products increased from approximately five million in 2004, to an astounding 12 million in 2008. Estimates show that this number will continue to rise as more and more people become aware of the harmful nature of most pesticides.

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